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6301-Pastors' Breakfast at Malone University

6301-March 8, 2012

The Department of Church Relations at Malone University will host a Spring Pastor's Breakfast Wednesday, March 21, at 8:30 a.m. in the Brehme Conference Center, located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. Pastoral staff and their guests will be treated to a complimentary breakfast buffet.

A special message will be given by speaker Malone University President David King. The program will also feature a performance by Chancel Players, the University's drama outreach team.

Those planning to attend should please RSVP by Monday, March 19 to Tim Pitzer, director of church relations at gcvgmre+znybar+rqh or 330-471-8434.

David KingDavid King began as president of Malone University in January 2012. Previously David served for more than 20 years at Eastern University, most recently as provost. Dr. King earned his bachelor's degree in social work from Eastern Mennonite University and a dual master's degree in human services administration and human resource development from Villanova University. David holds a doctoral degree from Temple University in education leadership and policy studies with a concentration in higher education administration. David has served the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) as a director at the local, regional and national levels having served as chair of the Eastern Region Board. In 2000, he was a co-recipient of the CUPA-HR Excellence in Human Resources Practice Award. In 2001, he was named the recipient of the Diedrich K. Willers Award from the CUPA-HR Eastern Region in recognition of contributions over a period of years to the cumulative knowledge and stature of human resources within higher education, and in 2004 he was awarded the National CUPA-HR Distinguished Service Award and granted Honorary Life Membership. David has served as a director on the Esperanza College Council, Eastern University's Hispanic Serving Branch Campus, World Impact / Frederick Douglass Christian School Local Advisory Board and on the Board of Trustees of Delaware County Christian School.

Chancel Players

Celebrating their 31st year as a touring ministry, the Malone University Chancel Players is a group of five students who perform faith-based comedy and drama in schools and churches as well as various community organizations.  The group also performs material appropriate for private as well as public school students. Chancel players is directed by Deanna Dallas, who holds a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts from Florida State University and is now serving in her eighth season as director for the group.

Members are:

  • Rebecca Miller, a junior biology major from Canton
  • Jared Hoffmeyer, a junior exercise science major from Minerva
  • Alexis McCullough, a junior art major from Newark
  • Erin Moore, a senior communication arts major from Stow
  • Julian Law, a junior Bible and theology major from Caldwell

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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